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3-Day Niagara Falls, Washington DC, Corning Tour from New York

From USD  $132 $165 Save $33
Available:
Daily
Depart from:
New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Parsippany, NJ; Flushing, NY; East Brunswick, NJ; Brooklyn, NY
Duration:
3 Days 2 Nights

Highlights: Visit Schenectady (Secret Caverns), Niagara Falls (Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour), Corning (Corning Museum of Glass), Washington, DC (White House, US Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Potomac River Cruise).

  • In-Depth tour of Niagara Falls: Whirlpool Park, Old Fort Niagara and Great Lake Ontario.
  • Enjoy the stunning night view of Niagara Falls.
  • Take a cruise to hold panoramic view of Washington D.C.
  • Relaxed itinerary allowing more time to explore the Niagara Falls at your own pace
  • Details

  • Policies

Day 1

New York - Secret Caverns/Watkins Glen - Niagara Falls (663 miles)

Guests will be picked up in New Jersey and New York in the early morning. We will head north to Secret Caverns (winter) or Watkins Glen State Park (summer) in upstate New York. We will then continue on to Niagara Falls, NY where we will see IMAX and Niagara Falls Illumination.
  • New York, NY

    The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!
  • Watkins Glen, NY

    Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York. This is the birthplace of the Watkins Glen International, one of the premier automobile road racing tracks in the United States. Sitting on the south shore of Seneca Lake, it is also famous for its beautiful natural sceneries.

    Watkins Glen State Park

    Glen Creek has carved a dramatic gorge into the Watkins Glen hillside, resulting in a large, cavern-like network of rock formations.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $10; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $10|Opening Hours: Daily May - Oct 9:00am - 5:30pm, Seasonal|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

  • Schenectady, NY

    Located in eastern New York, Schenectady is near the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson rivers. Serves as the same metropolitan area like the state capital, Albany.

    Secret Caverns

    Discovered by a farmer after his cattle wandered into the entrance to cool down, the Secret Caverns are a kitschy and odd alternative to the nearby larger enterprise, Howe Caverns. A 103-step staircase is the only way in or out

    Admission (Optional): Adult $18; Child (6-12 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

  • Niagara Falls, NY

    Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

    Niagara Falls Adventure Theater IMAX

    For those who wish to learn more about the geological activity that formed the most compelling natural attraction in the country, this IMAX movie is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the area.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $12|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Niagara Falls Illumination

    Visitors to Niagara can enjoy a spectacular nighttime illumination of the falls. Please note that a complete view may be limited on certain summer evenings due to the later sunset time and government regulations of driving hours.

    The completeness of night view on certain summer evenings may be limited or not available due to late sunset time and US Federal Government regulations on driving hours.

    Opening Hours: Daily

Standard Hotel: Quality Inn Buffalo Airport Hotel or Days Inn at the Falls, Quality Inn at the Falls or similar
Day 2

Niagara Falls - Maid of the Mist/Jet Boat - Corning (146 miles)

We will then continue to explore Niagara Falls, NY where we will take the famous Maid of the Mist (summer schedule) or the Niagara Falls Jet Boat (winter schedule). Guests will have the chance to choose either to stay in the Falls Park for self-exploration or have an in-depth tour that includes visits to the Whirlpool State Park and Old Fort Niagara. We will then head to the Corning Glass Museum.
  • Niagara Falls, NY

    Among the most beautiful natural wonders in the world, Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls that thunder and astound, producing a higher flow rate than any other waterfall in the world and standing at a height of 167 feet.

    Maid of the Mist

    This famous boat ride gets passengers up close and personal with the Niagara Falls! The Maid rides right into the mists thrown up by the roaring cascade as the Niagara River tumbles over the edge of the falls.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $19.25; Child (6-12 yrs) $11.20; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $19.25|Opening Hours: May - Oct|Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Jet Boat Ride

    These exciting boat rides take passengers on a thrilling trip down the Niagara River! This 45-minute round-trip ride zooms through the Niagara Gorge, and even takes passengers to the famous Whirlpool rapids, all of a custom-built jet boat.

    Winter Time

    Admission (Optional): Adult $66; Child (4-12 yrs) $56; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $56|Opening Hours: Daily 8:00am - 6:00pm, Times Vary, Closed January 1.|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour

    This interesting and exciting fuller tour of the greater Niagara area takes guests to sights they otherwise may not see, such as the impressive water formation at Whirlpool State Park or the historic Old Fort Niagara.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $25; Child (3-12 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $15; Senior (Over 65 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $22; Tickets to Old Fort Niagara & Whirlpool State Park included|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

  • Corning, NY

    Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. The population was 11,183 at the 2010 census. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.

    Corning Museum of Glass

    This museum in western New York is dedicated to the history, art, and science behind glassmaking. Its collection contains more than 45,000 objects, some of which date back millennia. It was founded in 1951 and sees 400,000 visitors annually.

    Replace Watkins Glen State Park during winter (Nov - Apr)

    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child (Under 17 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 55 yrs) $17

Standard Hotel: Comfort Inn/Red Roof Inn, MD or equivalent
Day 3

Washington DC - New York (226 miles)

In the morning, we will head south to Washington, DC to see all of the famous monuments, like National Air and Space Museum, Potomac River Cruise, US Capitol (outside), White House (outside), Lincoln Memorial. Guests will have the chance to visit Madame Tussauds Wax Museum if time permits. (If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead. ) We will return to New York at night. See "Departure and Return Details" for flight and dropoff information.
  • Washington, DC

    The capital of the United States of America sits on the scenic Potomac River. Monuments, museums, and Americana characterize this historic city, which is located in the District of Columbia between the states of Maryland and Virginia.

    National Air and Space Museum

    One of the Smithsonian Institute's museums in Washington, DC, the National Air and Space Museum chronicles the history of flight. From the Wright Brother to Buzz Aldrin, the exhibits at this museum explore all of humanity's air travels.

    Opening Hours: 10:00am - 7:30pm, Open daily except December 25

    Potomac River Cruise

    The Potomac River runs along Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States of America. Visitors to this famous locale can opt to see many of the area's most historic landmarks and memorials in a unique way.

    If the cruise closed, we will visit International Spy Museum instead.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (2-12 yrs) $18; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mar - Nov, Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1.|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    US Capitol

    (Outside Visit) The famous United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress, and has been for more than 200 years. The building is famous for its elaborate dome and intricately designed, detailed columns.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Sat, Closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, New Year (1/1) & President's Inauguration Day

    White House

    (Outside Visit) The world-famous White House in Washington, DC is the official residence of the president of the United States and the place where most of the work is done. The facade of this neoclassical mansion is a global icon.

    Lincoln Memorial

    This iconic American monument honors the 16th president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln was president during the American Civil War, and is most famous for the Emancipation Proclamation that freed all of the slaves in the US.

    Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

    The Washington, DC arm of this worldwide phenomenon is a sight to behold. Amazingly and sometimes eerily lifelike figures line the halls of this art museum in the form of celebrities and politicians both famous and infamous.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $23; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $23|Opening Hours: Mon - Thu 12:00pm - 6:00pm, Fri - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm

    International Spy Museum

    Dedicated to all things espionage, the International Spy Museum houses exhibits and collections that detail the history of spying. It features many informative films and interactive activities, like Spy in the City, an GPS-based scavenger hunt.

    Due to relocation and reconstruction, it will be closed until May 11, 2019.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $21.95; Child (3-12 yrs) $14.95; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15.95|Opening Hours: 9:00am - 7:00pm

Itinerary on Every Saturday during 7/6-8/31, & 5/25, 2019:
  • Day 1: New York - Washington D.C
  • Day 2: Watkins Glen - Corning Glass Museum - Niagara Falls Illumination and Night View
  • Day 3:Maid of the Mist - Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour - New York
    • Departure & Return

    Location Address Departure Return
    Flushing, NY map link 13330 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant - Flushing, NY) 6:45am 9:30pm
    East Brunswick, NJ map link 253 NJ-18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 (East Brunswick, NJ) 7:00am no stop
    Remark: Pick up Only; No drop off
    Brooklyn, NY map link 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank - Brooklyn, NY) 7:00am no stop
    Remark: Pickup only; no drop-off
    New York, NY map link 75 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 (Chinatown (Manhattan NYC) - New York, NY) 8:00am 9:00pm
    Jersey City, NJ map link 125 Eighteenth St, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (Acme Market - Jersey City, NJ) 8:15am 8:30pm
    Parsippany, NJ map link 828 Us-46, Parsippany, NJ 07054 (Top Quality Food Market - 46) 8:45am no stop
    Remark: Pickup Only, passengers could be drop off at East Brunswick NJ or Manhattan- Chinatown

    *Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

    • Please arrive at the pick-up locations 15 min earlier.
    • For Brooklyn, NY (7:00am) departure, the drop-off location would be Manhattan-Chinatown
    • For East Brunswick, NJ
      Departures during 4/1/-5/24 & 9/4-10/31, the stop is pick-up only, no drop off;
      Departures during 5/26-9/3, guests will be transferred to Manhattan Chinatown, then back to East Brunswick by shuttle;
      Departures on 5/25, and Saturdays during 7/6 - 8/31, pickup time is 9:00 AM (pick-up only, the drop-off location will be in Jersey City Acme Market).
    • Parsippany NJ pickup time is 8:45 AM, customers can choose to drop off at East Brunswick NJ or Manhattan- Chinatown on the returning day.
    • Drop off location will be the same as pick up location (some locations may not have drop off service).
    • The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.
    • Price Includes

    • 2 nights hotel accommodation
    • Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
    • Taxes
    • Price Excludes

    • Admission Fees:
      Destination Adult Child Senior
      Corning, NY
      Corning Museum of Glass (Optional) $20 Free (Under 17 yrs) $17 (Over 55 yrs)
      Niagara Falls, NY
      Jet Boat Ride (Optional) $66 $56 (4-12 yrs) $56 (Over 55 yrs)
      Maid of the Mist (Optional) $19.25 $11.20 (6-12 yrs) $19.25 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls Adventure Theater IMAX (Optional) $12 $8 (3-12 yrs) $12 (Over 65 yrs)
      Niagara Falls In-Depth Tour (Optional) $25 $15 (3-12 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket) $22 (Over 65 yrs, including $13 of the Old Fort Niagara admission ticket)
      Schenectady, NY
      Secret Caverns (Optional) $18 $10 (6-12 yrs) $18 (Over 65 yrs)
      Washington, DC
      International Spy Museum (Optional) $21.95 $14.95 (3-12 yrs) $15.95 (Over 65 yrs)
      Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Optional) $23 $17 (3-12 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      Potomac River Cruise (Optional) $26 $18 (2-12 yrs) $23 (Over 65 yrs)
      Watkins Glen, NY
      Watkins Glen State Park (Optional) $10 $8 (3-12 yrs) $10 (Over 65 yrs)
      • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
      • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
    • Meals and drinks unspecified during the trip.
    • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $10 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $10 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $40.
    • $10/person for Watkins Glen State Park admission and bus parking
    • Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
    • Any private expenses
    • Additional Note

    • Hotel & Tour Guide Information: This information will be provided by the tour guide the night before departure between 7:00pm - 9:00pm EST via phone call or text message. If for any reason you do not receive the call or text, you should be at the pickup location at least 20 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
    • City passes are not accepted during an escorted tour due to the fact that they do not correspond into the tour schedule. The group entrance tickets provided by tour guides have fast lane and tour guides accompany passengers for activities.
    • Bus Arrangement: Usually only passengers in the same order will be arranged in the same bus. If you book the tour separately with your friends and you want to sit in the same bus, you need to inform us before departure . Or you may be arranged in different buses.
    • Itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, transportation and other conditions, in order to provide the best experience for you.
    • Customers are held solely responsible for their own travel documents and/or visas if required.
    • Hotel rooms: Each hotel room can accommodate no more than 4 guests (adults or children), and existing bedding must be used
    • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
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    Pricing Policy

    • Buy 2 Get 3rd Free: (1) Cancellation of free-fare passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $96 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
    • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 years old. Child above 2 years must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 years. Please note that each hotel room can only accommodate up to 4 guests of any age.
    • To display prices, please mouse over the date on the calendar; the relevant cost-per-person will be displayed.
      Booking Information
    1 Departure Date:
    2 Number of Rooms:
    3 Departure:
     6:45am 13330 39th Ave - Flushing, NY
     7:00am 253 NJ-18 - East Brunswick, NJ
     7:00am 6102 8th Ave - Brooklyn, NY
     8:00am 75 Chrystie St - New York, NY
     8:15am 125 Eighteenth St - Jersey City, NJ
     8:45am 828 Us - 46 - Parsippany, NJ
      Total Fares:
    $0.00 (incl. tax and fees)
    • Policies

      Confirmation

    • Your ticket(s) will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please allow up to 8 hours to receive the confirmation. Your booking will be processed as soon as possible.

      Redemption

    • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

      Terms & Condition

    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

    The purchase of any travel services represents your acceptance Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to booking.

    Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.

    Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. Time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through web mail at Contact Us .

    Tour Departure: This tour has 100% guaranteed departure; if the tour is cancelled there will be refund of 120%. Restrictions apply; due to weather conditions, State Emergencies, Airport Closures or anything beyond the control of the tour operator the 120% refund will NOT apply.

    Cancellation penalties per person for 1-4 days tours

    (Notification day and departure day are not counted)

    • 15-30 days or more prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.
    • 7-14 days prior to departure - 25% of total purchase amount.
    • 4-6 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    • Within 3 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount.
    • Day of departure or no show - 100% per person.
    • Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    • Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every efforts to maintain the normal operation.
    • There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.

    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of tour.

    Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.

    Tour Cancellation:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.

    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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